Fifteen Kildare McDonald's employees graduate

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Fifteen Kildare McDonald's employees graduate

Staff from the Monread Drive-thru in Naas receiving their qualifications

Fifteen employees from McDonald’s in County Kildare have been awarded City & Guilds qualifications. 

The Lilywhite employees were amongst over 240 McDonald’s staff members to receive qualifications at a ceremony at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin on November 7.

As part of workplace training, a total of 204 employees were awarded a Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality Service while 43 others received a Level 2 Certificate in Customer Care. 

McDonald’s now has 1,283 staff members who have had their workplace trainingcertified by City & Guilds, which is equivalent to a level 4 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Pictured above are the Monread Road Drive-Thru team: Alison Hodgson, HR Director, McDonald’s Ireland; McDonald’s Monread Road Owner Operator Sean Quirke; staff at McDonald’s Monread Road; Adrian Crean, MD, McDonald’s Ireland (far right); Helen Bready, Senior Policy Manager, City & Guilds (third from the right).

Naas (L-R): McDonald’s Naas Owner Operator Sean Quirke; Alison Hodgson, HR Director, McDonald’s Ireland; staff at McDonald’s Naas ; Adrian Crean, MD, McDonald’s Ireland (far right); Helen Bready, Senior Policy Manager, City & Guilds (fourth from the right, wearing a black top and pink scarf) Photo: Naoise Culhane

Maynooth (L-R): Staff at McDonald’s Maynooth pictured with Alison Hodgson, HR Director, McDonald’s Ireland (second from the left); Adrian Crean, MD, McDonald’s Ireland (far right); Helen Bready, Senior Policy Manager, City & Guilds (next to Adrian)